Holiday happenings popping up in JoCo, KC
The Plaza lights will glow again when the switch is thrown on Thanksgiving Day. The Elders will perform.
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Peace and Remembrance Illumination: Each evening the Memorial will be illuminated with a light display featuring more than 5,000 poppies as part of a massive light installation, 6 p.m., National WWI Museum and Memorial, 2 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, 816888-8122.
Lake Quivira Holiday Bazaar: Start your holiday shopping by visiting the festively decorated 1930s clubhouse, local artists and designers display jewelry, toys and more, 1 to 8 p.m. Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10, Lake Quivira, 100 Crescent Blvd., 913-481-6269 or facebook .com/lakequiviraholiday bazaar.
16th Annual Gift Gallery of Kansas City: A shopping event bringing together more than 40 vendors selling unique and upscale items, all proceeds to benefit local nonprofit children’s charities and scholarships, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10, 9401 Mission Road, Leawood, giftgallerykc.com.
Veterans Day: Guest speaker and author of “One Young Soldier” Gary DeRigne will speak he is the retired president of Kansas City’s Yarco Property Management Company and past president of the Harvester’s Community Food Network Board of Directors. 8:30 to 10 a.m., St. Joseph Medical Center, Community Center for Health and Education Building D, 1000 Carondelet Drive, Kansas City, 816-398-1929 or
Leawood Chamber of Commerce Luncheon: Guest speaker Bob Kendrick will talk about the Negro League and preserving its history, includes events, limited seating, reservation requested by Nov. 12, 11:30 to 12:50 p.m., Gaslight Grill, 5020 W. 137th St. Leawood, $31.50 members, $45 others, 913-4981514. ext. 2 or support@ leawoodchamber.org.
Senior Expo: Health screening including blood pressure checks, balance testing, peripheral arterial disease screening, along with speakers talking about memory screening, dementia, home health and in-home care. Prizes, refreshments and more, 9 a.m. to noon, Jewish Community Center, social hall, 5801 W. 115th St. Overland Park, free, 816-4442060 or www.goldencircle resources.com.
Good Morning Overland Park: Learn about developments happening around Overland Park at this breakfast. 7:30 to 9 a.m., Marriott Kansas City Overland Park, 10800 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, $30 Chamber members, $40 others, 913-4913600 or cfritzwatson@ opchamber.org.
Tellebration: Participants can hear stories, see live animals, the stories will combine the themes of environmental awareness and ancient myths, for all ages, 10:30 a.m., Ernie Miller Nature Cen-